Keenan Mernet Reserve (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010  Front Label
Keenan Mernet Reserve (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010  Front LabelKeenan Mernet Reserve (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010  Front Bottle Shot

Keenan Mernet Reserve (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010

  • RP93
  • WE93
1500ML / 0% ABV
Other Vintages
  • W&S92
  • RP90
  • WW94
  • RP93
  • W&S93
  • JS92
  • RP93
  • RP95
  • W&S92
  • RP94
  • W&S93
  • WW93
  • WE90
  • RP91
  • W&S95
  • RP95
  • RP97
  • RP96
  • RP95
  • RP95
  • RP96
  • RP95
  • WE92
All Vintages
Regular price
Currently Unavailable $199.97
Try the
199 97
199 97
Save $0.00 (0%)
0
Limit Reached
MyWine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Ships Mon, May 23
Limit 0 per customer
Sold in increments of 0
0.0 0 Ratings
Have you tried this? Rate it now
(256 characters remaining)

0.0 0 Ratings
1500ML / 0% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Each blend has been half Merlot and half Cabernet but no two wines have had the same vineyard combinations. This year the blend is 50% Merlo, all coming from our “Upper Bowl” vineyard, and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 15 from our “Big K” vineyard. The resulting wine is a seamless blend with an emphasis on high-toned sweet delicious rich fruit with an almost hidden depth and structure. Enjoy now or decades from now.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
RP 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2010 Mernet Reserve, an equal part blend of Estate Merlot, Carneros Merlot, Estate Cabernet Franc and Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, offers up scents of cedarwood, underbrush, forest floor, black currants, sweet kirsch and cola. The complex, evolved aromatics are followed by a medium-bodied wine with beautiful fruit purity, an attractive texture, and a long finish. Consume this superb, complex 2010 over the next 10-15 years.
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast
Few wines, even in Napa, are this rich. It dazzles with explosive cherries, blackberries and anise, with caramelized oak notes. Tannins are thick and serious. Your window of drinkability for this blend of Merlot and Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc begins about 2022.
View More
Keenan

Keenan

View all products
Keenan, California
Keenan Tasting Room on Spring Mountain Winery Image
High in the Mayacamas Range, at an elevation of 1,700 feet above the Napa Valley floor, are Spring Mountain and the Robert Keenan Winery and vineyards. This area was first identified as prime vineyard land by Peter Conradi in the late 19th century when he planted 100 acres of terraced vineyard in Zinfandel and Syrah grapes. The Conradi Winery operated until Prohibition when the vineyards and winery fell out of use. In 1974, Robert Keenan purchased 180 acres of forest on the defunct Conradi Winery site. No vines remained. Only the crumbling walls of the former winery and a few old broken tanks told of its history, but Robert was certain the mountain top vineyards would be perfect for an estate winery. He replaced tree stumps and rocks with rows of Cabernet and Chardonnay, hired an engineer to redesign the original winery structure, and brought in a contractor to begin construction. The winery was made operational just in time for the harvest of 1977. From that time on, Keenan has earned a great reputation for producing wines of intense character and renowned acclaim.

While the beauty and history of the land are appealing, it is the richness of the soils that makes the hillside perfect for an estate winery. These soils are, in great measure, responsible for the dramatic intensity of the fruit associated with the ultra-premium wines produced at Robert Keenan Winery.

Keenan completed a solar power system on their property that went on-line in 2007. The system supplies all of the estate’s energy needs, including the winery, administrative offices, visitor hospitality area, and the homes located on the property. The Napa Valley Vintners have recognized Keenan as a “green” winery, which they proudly announce on the back labels: Solar Powered and Sustainably Farmed.

Image for Napa Valley Red Wine content section
View all products

Undoubtedly proving its merit over and over, Napa Valley is a now a leading force in the world of prestigious red wine regions. Though Cabernet Sauvignon dominates Napa Valley, other red varieties certainly thrive here. Important but often overlooked include Merlot and other Bordeaux varieties well-regarded on their own as well as for their blending capacities. Very old vine Zinfandel represents an important historical stronghold for the region and Pinot noir is produced in the cooler southern parts, close to the San Pablo Bay.

Perfectly situated running north to south, the valley acts as a corridor, pulling cool, moist air up from the San Pablo Bay in the evenings during the hot days of the growing season, which leads to even and slow grape ripening. Furthermore the valley claims over 100 soil variations including layers of volcanic, gravel, sand and silt—a combination excellent for world-class red wine production.

Image for  content section
View all products
MRW696343_2010 Item# 696343

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...